Leadership in the Face of Challenges – 17 Lessons from the book; On The Edge

Title: On The Edge – The Art of High Impact Leadership Author: Alison Levine ©2014 Hachette Book Group Inc Written by Alison Levine, every page of the book On The Edge – The Art of High Impact Leadership is full of useful insights and lessons that will resonate with all those who are in leadership…

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To Trust or Not to Trust? How to Know Who.

Book Review Title:Trust Rules – How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad in Work and Life Author: Linda K. Stroh, Ph.D. Publisher: Praeger, 2007  “Thanks so much for that book. I wish I had read this book before now. Acting on its lessons, I think I would have avoided been a victim of so…

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The Power of Knowing When to say No.

Book Title: NO! How One Simple Word Can Transform Your Life Author: Jana Kemp Publisher: AMACOM/American Management Association Year of Publication: 2005 “” I do not know where this song originated, but I can remember singing, rhyming or hearing it sang by kids in lower classes. That was over 40 years ago. Even my kids…

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The Measure of A Man’s Life

Professor Clayton Christensen is my favorite business writer. He take business and high sounding economic terms and dissect them to the practical understanding of the layman. Following in the paths of his other best selling and highly elucidating books on innovation and other subjects, this book is to say the least,  not disappointing at all….

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Where are the men (and women)? Step out and get counted.

In the context of what I’m writing here, not only men are needed. The women folk are not sidelined at all. For even in the Holy Bible several women at various times has risen to the challenge of leadership. Without trying to rewrite or reinterpret the Holy Bible, the phrase above most succinctly captures the…

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Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project

Book Review: Now It Can Be Told – The Story of The Manhattan Project By General Leslie Groves ©Da Capo Press, Inc. 1962 I can almost hear some of my friends quipping in unison, “This guy told us he is a man of peace. But, what has an advocate of live-and-let-live got to do with…

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Book Review: Microsoft Project 2013 Plain & Simple

Book Review Title: Microsoft Project Plain & Simple Author: Ben Howard © 2013 by Applepark Ltd Published by Microsoft Press ISBN: 978-0-7356-7199-7 This book is an invaluable tool for both new and experienced Project Managers who want to use Microsoft Project 2013 as their project management software. What makes this book stand-out in comparison to…

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The #1 Key to Solving Your Challenges.

It was a Saturday morning. All the family members woke up later than was usual this morning. We’ve just ended the family’s “Morning Devotion” time together. Leaving the sitting-room, I went inside to pick up the almost ever-by-my-side Samsung Galaxy tablet. Unlike the movers and shakers regularly featured on CNN’s “Reading for Leading” TV program,…

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